He will be responsible for implementing and executing part of the group’s plans to expand its portfolio.
Michael Amato on Thursday shared that he has been appointed Country Manager of Italy at real estate company Von der Heyden Group.
His new position comes after five years working with leading yacht group Azimut Benetti, having most recently served as Sales Coordination Specialist at Benetti Yachts. During his time working with the group, he was also Business Development Manager at yacht re-fitting company Lusben Refit & Repair, as well as Chief Operations Officer at financing company AB Finance plc.
“I am thrilled to be part of Von der Heyden Group, an exciting and dynamic entity with ambitious plans to expand its portfolio over the coming years,” he said.
Mr Amato added that he will be responsible for implementing and executing part of that expansion plan, focusing on Italy, a country he describes as “one of the most beautiful and culturally rich” in the world, and one he now calls “home”.
He holds a Master’s degree in Finance from London Business School, together with a Bachelor’s degree in Italian and Management Studies from University College London.
Founded in Germany in 1989 as a private investment and real estate firm, Von der Heyden Group employs over 200 people with subsidiaries, offices and representations in Germany, Poland, Spain, Italy, Montenegro, Portugal, as well as Malta, where its headquarters are located.